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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185805
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:24-NOV-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Maison Blanche -   Algeria
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Maison Blanche, Algiers
Destination airport:Maison Blanche
Narrative:
The 24th November saw a friendly fire incident in which a Beaufighter piloted by P/O O’Sullivan was hit by gunfire from HMS, resulting in a perspex splinter temporarily blinding the pilot in one eye.
P/O O’Sullivan magaged to crash-land in a thunderstorm
Crew:
P/O (127.032) Kevin Thomas Anthony O’SULLIVAN (pilot) RAFVR - Ok
P/O (128.683) Robert Ashley GRIFFITH (obs) RAFVR - injured


Sources:

http://www.255.org.uk/ww2-nafrica.html
RAF 255 Sqn ORB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2016 09:07 Nepa Added
25-Mar-2016 11:00 Next Updated [Registration, Source]

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